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by Bill Basler
Sat Mar 17, 2012 8:05 am
Forum: Sea Skiff Division Enthusiast Group
Topic: pics of 57 skiff almost done
Replies: 6
Views: 2411

Brent, the Skiff is looking fantastic. You had HTML disabled on your post. That is the reason your photos were not showing up. I enabled
This and the photo thumbnails are visible now.
by Bill Basler
Fri Mar 09, 2012 8:33 am
Forum: How to Use Boat Buzz
Topic: Brass Bell
Replies: 7
Views: 1924

Pete, all issues are in the mail. We had about 27 cases of bags not holding up in the mail. The requests came in via Boat Buzz, private messaging, Facebook, email, text, mail and phone. I had to compile all of these requests into just a couple trips to the post office, otherwise I would have been pa...
by Bill Basler
Sun Mar 04, 2012 2:27 pm
Forum: How to Use Boat Buzz
Topic: Brass Bell
Replies: 7
Views: 1924

All Brass Bells have been mailed. Sorry for the delay, but this ended up being a cumulative problem. They all mailed First Class. Each of you should have them within a few days.
by Bill Basler
Fri Feb 17, 2012 3:39 pm
Forum: How to Use Boat Buzz
Topic: New Forum Idea
Replies: 21
Views: 3844

I have the iPhone ready.
by Bill Basler
Fri Feb 17, 2012 3:16 pm
Forum: How to Use Boat Buzz
Topic: New Forum Idea
Replies: 21
Views: 3844

C'mon Mark. Blue Oval=Ford. Horace, as in Horace Dodge. Speaking of which, I hope to be going to visit a very early 22.5 Dodge this weekend, powered by a factory OX-5. Woot.
by Bill Basler
Wed Feb 15, 2012 9:24 am
Forum: How to Use Boat Buzz
Topic: New Forum Idea
Replies: 21
Views: 3844

Can this just be a sticky post in "On the Hard?"
by Bill Basler
Tue Feb 14, 2012 11:21 pm
Forum: Hull Construction
Topic: Wood ?
Replies: 6
Views: 2341

Yes, Paul and Marge at CedarTree are the Higgins folks.
by Bill Basler
Wed Feb 08, 2012 9:33 am
Forum: How to Use Boat Buzz
Topic: Delete post
Replies: 2
Views: 972

Kerry, assuming you are logged in to Boat Buzz, you can visit your post you want to delete. In the upper right corner of the post itself you will see several green button options.

Quote ME, Edit Me, Delete, and My IP. Just click Delete and then confirm.
by Bill Basler
Fri Feb 03, 2012 2:48 pm
Forum: Research Related
Topic: Loose cushion tags
Replies: 6
Views: 2694

There are inkjet processes and printers that could make short work of these on most any type of material. These could be done a few at a time relatively easy.
by Bill Basler
Mon Jan 30, 2012 2:41 pm
Forum: How to Use Boat Buzz
Topic: Brass Bell
Replies: 8
Views: 1889

Al, there is really no rhyme or reason as to who gets the issues first or last. I have seen several cases where a person one side of a street gets theres one day, with a person on the other side a month later. I know this is not what you want to hear but it is the way Periodical Class mail works. La...
by Bill Basler
Thu Jan 26, 2012 9:34 am
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: brass bells
Replies: 65
Views: 9280

Mark, I'll put you on this list for a new copy. So far we have about a dozen or so. Let's hope the issue does not get too widespread.
by Bill Basler
Wed Jan 25, 2012 8:07 am
Forum: Shows, Museums, & Event Locations
Topic: The Mikkelson Collection Auction
Replies: 3
Views: 2037

Geeze Matt. That's a low blow.
by Bill Basler
Tue Jan 24, 2012 1:26 pm
Forum: Shows, Museums, & Event Locations
Topic: The Mikkelson Collection Auction
Replies: 3
Views: 2037

The Mikkelson Collection Auction

This will be another big auction from one of the biggest collectors out there.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Mikk ... 2239441723
by Bill Basler
Tue Jan 24, 2012 12:20 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: brass bells
Replies: 65
Views: 9280

Bobby, I think I can answer this...and the answer illustrates how the gathering of knowledge on all of these issues is ongoing. Back in the time that Al wrote his article, we knew we had an excellent B&W photo in our archive that would show an original showroom correct post war 17-foot Deluxe. In fa...
by Bill Basler
Mon Jan 23, 2012 8:17 am
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: 20 Custom Windshield and hardware
Replies: 4
Views: 1105

OK...let Jim buy it and then you can buy it from him!
by Bill Basler
Mon Jan 23, 2012 7:12 am
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: 20 Custom Windshield and hardware
Replies: 4
Views: 1105

20 Custom Windshield and hardware

For anyone interested in a 20' Custom windshield...also used on some Sportsmans, there is a complete windshield and hardware set on eBay right now.

Click here
by Bill Basler
Sun Jan 22, 2012 2:07 pm
Forum: Research Related
Topic: Correct year for my boat - 20 Custom
Replies: 3
Views: 1892

Michael, good to hear from you and we are pleased you enjoyed the Custom feature. This is the most extensive database of one specific model published to date. It is wonderful to see all of that information laid out in one view. Brian Robinson wrote this feature article. I should also note that the 2...
by Bill Basler
Thu Jan 19, 2012 5:25 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: brass bells
Replies: 65
Views: 9280

Chad and Pete, I will forward you replacement Spring issues. I hope this problem is isolated.
by Bill Basler
Fri Jan 13, 2012 3:47 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: brass bells
Replies: 65
Views: 9280

I have received mine. I get my issues in the mail right long with everyone else. Jeff, I have received calls and emails from about two dozen of you saying issues are received.
by Bill Basler
Thu Dec 29, 2011 11:23 am
Forum: How to Use Boat Buzz
Topic: Buzz updates
Replies: 3
Views: 1385

Bob, we all miss that feature. An upgrade to our system will bring it back.

BB
by Bill Basler
Wed Dec 28, 2011 2:44 pm
Forum: How to Use Boat Buzz
Topic: Buzz updates
Replies: 3
Views: 1385

Bob, the email digest feature is not working at this time. We are on an older version of phpBB, the discussion board system that Boat Buzz runs on. The feature will return as we migrate to the newer version of phpBB.
by Bill Basler
Tue Dec 27, 2011 12:03 pm
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: 2012 Boating Magazine Swimsuit Calendar
Replies: 9
Views: 2420

Tom, I think the voting in 2011 was for the 2012 calendar. Presumably Amanda is somewhere within the 2012 calendar. This new group of females/companies will be for the 2013 calendar.
by Bill Basler
Tue Dec 27, 2011 12:01 pm
Forum: How to Use Boat Buzz
Topic: Brass Bell
Replies: 2
Views: 1165

Summer is at the bindery now. Waiting for an update from them on delivery to USPS.
by Bill Basler
Tue Dec 27, 2011 8:46 am
Forum: Odds & Ends
Topic: members projects
Replies: 1
Views: 977

Jeff, we deleted this page some time ago as the content was so out of date. Most new member project info is coming in via the Hull Registry and Boat Buzz. I can bring it back if there was something there you are needing, or if there is an overwhelming number of you who miss this.
by Bill Basler
Sat Dec 24, 2011 12:59 pm
Forum: From the Club
Topic: Happy Holidays from the Chris-Craft Antique Boat Club
Replies: 11
Views: 8839

Happy Holidays from the Chris-Craft Antique Boat Club

To all of our members and to those of you who are active here on Boat Buzz, the Chris-Craft Antique Boat Club would like to wish you all a very safe and relaxing holiday season. Here in Iowa we are heading towards 45-dgrees with no snow in sight. Wilson Wright reports lower 70s in Florida, and Terry...
by Bill Basler
Sat Dec 24, 2011 9:23 am
Forum: Thomspon Boat - General Discussion
Topic: Future home of Thompson Boat Restorations
Replies: 15
Views: 9200

Nice Andreas. I am going to come for a visit! That is going to be so nice. I predict in 5 years you are saying you built it too small.
by Bill Basler
Thu Dec 22, 2011 11:14 pm
Forum: Fiberglass - Electrical Systems
Topic: bow light, 64 sunlounger xl155
Replies: 1
Views: 3244

I have the same bow light. Mine was missing the lenses and someone had replaced with thin colored mylar. I ended up find a place online who would sell cutoffs of plexiglass in a translucent red and green. We have a local plexiglass fabrication shop but they won't sell retail, in much less than a 4' ...
by Bill Basler
Sun Dec 18, 2011 8:41 pm
Forum: Research Related
Topic: 19ft Racing Runabouts
Replies: 26
Views: 9491

Steve:

Let me know which ones you are missing.
by Bill Basler
Mon Dec 12, 2011 11:34 am
Forum: How to Use Boat Buzz
Topic: New Boat Buzz Banner
Replies: 21
Views: 4384

Ha, James. Sometimes I post 'em as I get 'em. Sometimes, I anally adjust horizons to level. And yes, sometimes I have been known to push things totally off of level for composition, or to better fill a Bell cover.

You caught me on this one.